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  • Providential

    av Colin Channer

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845232481

    From a writer Junot Diaz calls "one of the Caribbean Diaspora's finest writers.", Providential is an intimate and lyric meditation on family, loss, and violence enlivened by humour, tenderness, Rasta and reggae.

  • My Bones and My Flute

    My Bones and My Flute
    av Edgar Mittelholzer

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845232955

    Only when he is on board the steamer halfway to their remote destination up river in Guyana does Milton Woodsley realize that there is more to Henry Nevinson s invitation to spend time with his family in their jungle cottage. Milton, an artist, thin…

  • The Marvellous Equations of the Dread

    The Marvellous Equations of the Dread
    av Marcia Douglas

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845233327

  • Woman, Hold Your Head and Cry

    Woman, Hold Your Head and Cry
    av Clyde Knight

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780948833298

  • Backdam People

    Backdam People
    av Rooplall Monar

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780948833007

  • No Land, No Mother

    No Land, No Mother
    av Kampta Karran

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845230203

    The essays in this collection focus on the rich dialogue carried out in David Dabydeen's increasingly diverse and critically acclaimed body of writing. Dialogue across diversity and the simultaneous habitation of multiple arenas are seen as dominant…

  • Something Rich and Strange

    Something Rich and Strange

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781900715737

  • Doe Songs

    Doe Songs
    av Danielle Boodoo-Fortune

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845234188

    Danielle Boodoo-Fortun 's poems inhabit a world of permeable barriers and transformations between men and women, humans and animals, the hunters and the hunted and the living and the dead. Her collection creates for us vivid images of the rural Trin…

  • Dark Swirl

    Dark Swirl
    av Cyril Dabydeen

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780948833205

  • Wages Paid

    Wages Paid
    av James Carnegie

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845232153

    First published in 1976, Wages Paid is a short but powerful novel set on a sugar plantation in Jamaica during the years of slavery. Mr Johnson, the owner, commands the bodies of any of the women he wants, to do whatever he wants; he also owns ensla…

  • Sounding Ground

    Sounding Ground
    av Vladimir Lucien

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845232399

    Winner of: 2015 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature Vladimir Lucien is a young poet with so many gifts; his poetry is intelligent, musical, gritty in observation, graceful in method. His poems contain stories of ancestors, immediate family, t…

  • The Wonders of Vilayet

    The Wonders of Vilayet
    av Mirza Sheikh I'tesamuddin

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781900715157

    In 1765, Mirza Sheikh I tesamuddin, a Bengali secretary employed by the East India Company, traveled on a mission to Britain to seek protection for the Mogul emperor Shah Alam II. The mission was aborted by the greed and duplicity of Robert Clive, b…

  • All Things Bright & Quadrille for Tigers

    All Things Bright & Quadrille for Tigers
    av Christine Craig

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845231729

    Showcasing one of the Caribbean s most original and innovative poets, this anthology exemplifies sharp observation, disarming honesty about the human heart s complexities, and a most sophisticated sense of landscape and space. These are poems about…

  • Impossible Flying

    Impossible Flying
    av Kwame Dawes

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845230395

    "Impossible Flying" is Dawes' most personal and universal collection, 'telling family secrets to strangers'. There are moments of transcendence, but often there is 'no epiphany, just the dire cadence of regret' since the failures of the past cannot…

  • Vaulting Ambition

    Vaulting Ambition
    av Yvonne Brewster

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845233600

    For more almost forty years, Jamaica's Barn Theatre was a crucial part of the development of a Caribbean theatre that extended beyond the Europhile elite. When it began in 1965, there were scarcely any plays written by Caribbean playwrights to perfo…

  • View from Mount Diabolo

    View from Mount Diabolo
    av Ralph Thompson

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781900715812

    This novel in verse won the 2001 Jamaican National Literary Award. In carefully crafted rhyming quatrains, the poem tells of both individual and national tragedies as it explores the transformation of Jamaica from a sleepy rural society to a postcol…

  • The Strange Years of My Life

    The Strange Years of My Life
    av Nicholas Laughlin

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845232924

    Despite the book s title, these poems are rarely autobiographical and have few straightforward stories to tell. They puzzle over accidents, coincidences, and codes, as they describe journeys and wonders, edging towards a sense of the world s curious…

  • The Bowling Was Superfine

    The Bowling Was Superfine
    av Stewart Brown

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845230548

    With poems, stories, extracts from novels, essays, speeches, and cricket journalism, this account is a multifaceted portrait of the significance of cricket to the Caribbean and the attraction of Caribbean cricket to the outside world. From the globa…

  • The Crying of Rainbirds

    The Crying of Rainbirds
    av N.D. Williams

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780948833403

  • Jubilation!


    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845232047

    In this compilation, more than 50 contemporary Jamaican poets reflect in outspoken, meditative, humorous, and outrageous ways upon the historical and existential moment of Jamaican independence. Ranging from the lyric and the pastoral to the declara…

  • Illustrious Exile

    Illustrious Exile
    av Andrew O. Lindsay

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845230289

    In 1786, the Scottish poet Robert Burns, penniless and needing to escape the consequences of his complicated love life, accepted the position of book-keeper on an estate in Jamaica. The success of his Poems chiefly in the Scottish Dialect made this…

  • Art of Navigation

    Art of Navigation
    av Andrew Jefferson-Miles

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781900715416

    Acknowledging an inheritance fostered in the seed bed and transitional territory of Guyana, South America, this work is a gifted assay in three poems on the community of humanity and its expeditions in imaginative territory. Legend, myth, and intuit…

  • Love it When You Come, Hate it When You Go

    Love it When You Come, Hate it When You Go
    av Sharon Leach

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845232368

    Sharon Leach's Love It When You Come, Hate It When You Go occupies new territory in Caribbean writing. The characters of her stories are neither the folk of the old rural world, the sufferers of the urban ghetto familiar from reggae, or the old pros…

  • Butterfly in the Wind

    Butterfly in the Wind
    av Lakshmi Persaud

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780948833366

  • South African Woodcut

    South African Woodcut
    av Sudeep Sen

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780948833908

  • The Godmother and Other Stories

    The Godmother and Other Stories
    av Jan Lowe Shinebourne

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781900715874

    The lyrical yet unsentimental stories in this collection offer a portrait of the postcolonial experience of Guyanese citizens. Four decades of history, from the 1960s to the present, are covered through the experiences of the different characters, i…

  • The Scorpion's Claw

    The Scorpion's Claw
    av Myriam J. A. Chancy

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781900715911

    This challenging, multi-layered story is told from a womanist perspective through a network of narrative voices encompassing two generations of Haitians, tied together both by blood relations and bloodshed. In addition to the characters' personal st…

  • Endangered Species

    Endangered Species
    av Angela Barry

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781900715713

  • Road Trip

    Road Trip
    av Marvin Thompson

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845234607

  • Florida Bound

    Florida Bound
    av Geoffrey Philp

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780948833823

  • The Garden of Forgetting

    The Garden of Forgetting
    av Gwyneth Barber Wood

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845230074

    At the core of this collection are poems that chart the attempt to come to terms with the life shattering loss of two relationships: father and husband. They explore, with a great exactness, the connections between inner feelings and the physical co…

  • The Writer and His Wife and Other Stories

    The Writer and His Wife and Other Stories
    av Rabindranath R. Maharaj

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780948833816

  • The Art of David Dabydeen

    The Art of David Dabydeen

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781900715102

  • Heron's Canoe

    Heron's Canoe
    av Mark Angelo De Brito

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781900715751

  • Vincent Roth, a Life in Guyana

    Vincent Roth, a Life in Guyana
    av Vincent Roth

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781900715553

  • Jacko Jacobus

    Jacko Jacobus
    av Kwame Dawes

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781900715065

  • The Third Temptation

    The Third Temptation
    av Denis Williams

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845231163

    A young man is killed in a traffic accident at a busy intersection of a Welsh seaside resort. Through shifting time sequences and multiple points of view, this detailed novel follows a small group of onlookers whose perceptions, thoughts, and memori…

  • The Errors of the Rendering

    The Errors of the Rendering
    av Funso Aiyejina

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845234621

  • An Absence of Ruins

    An Absence of Ruins
    av Orlando Patterson

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845231040

    Originally published in 1967, "An Absence of Ruins" is a poignant portrayal of a man shaped by the colonial education of the Caribbean intellectual class. Orlando Patterson offers a devastating critique of middle-class intellectualism through the se…

  • Now, After

    Now, After
    av Anton Nimblett

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845234423

  • Guyana

    av Matthew Young French

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781900715256

  • Strange Fruit

    Strange Fruit
    av Kamau Brathwaite

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845233082

    In its title, Strange Fruit refers to the song of a lynching made famous by Billie Holiday and to the malign persecution that drove Kamau Brathwaite from his New York home to resettlement in his native Barbados. But the title also points to the enig…

  • The Face of Water

    The Face of Water
    av Shara McCallum

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845231866

    Lyrical and well-crafted, this collection of poetry presents some of Jamaican poet Shara McCallum s best work. While touching upon various topicsincluding migration, identity, family relationships, motherhood, mental illness, storytelling, folklore,…

  • Julie Mango

    Julie Mango
    av Noel Williams

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781900715775

  • Ad-liberation

    av Sai Murray

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845232061

    Wit and engaging language lighten the heavy subject matter of the poetry in this collection, based on a former ad man s true-life experiences of redemption and a developing conscience after leaving the advertising business. The poems take on the wor…

  • The Wizard Swami

    The Wizard Swami
    av Cyril Dabydeen

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780948833199

  • Shades of Grey

    Shades of Grey
    av Garth St. Omer

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845230920

  • Koker

    av Rooplall Monar

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780948833052

  • Snapshots from Istanbul

    Snapshots from Istanbul
    av Jacqueline Bishop

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845231149

    Sensual, honest, often humorous, and as intimate as a confession, the poems in this volume illuminate the struggle for self-definition and the journey of an exile. Weaving multiple narratives together, this work focuses on the delicate relationship…

  • Speak from Here to There

    Speak from Here to There
    av Kwame Dawes

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845233198

    For six months during 2015, two poets known for their capacity to create lyric responses to the complex realities around them, yet poets fully inscribed in both a western literary tradition and other longer traditions that have been marginalized, ex…